Some articles on voting patterns:
... Voting patterns used to be relatively stable, with approximately 85-90% of the votes spread out evenly over SGP, ChristenUnie and CDA (each between 25-35%) ... However, in recent years a few changes in voting patterns occurred, such as a growing support for national protest parties such as the LPF or Geert Wilders'PVV ... Also, voting patterns these days tend to show bigger swings, as shown in 2010's national elections in which CDA lost 11% and in 2011's regional elections, in which ChristenUnie lost 18% ...
... A 2010 study by the Institute of Social and Political Psychology of Ukraine found that in general, Yulia Tymoshenko supporters are more optimistic compared with Viktor Yanukovych supporters. 46 percent of the Tymoshenko’s backers expect improvement in their well-being in the next year compared to 30 percent for Yanukovych ...
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